Favorite Stephen King Castle Rock Film

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What is your favorite film set in Stephen King's fictional Castle Rock city?

Poll closed Nov 9, 2012.
  1. The Dead Zone

    20 vote(s)
    28.6%
  2. Cujo

    14 vote(s)
    20.0%
  3. Stand By Me

    30 vote(s)
    42.9%
  4. The Dark Half

    2 vote(s)
    2.9%
  5. Needful Things

    4 vote(s)
    5.7%
  1. rhett

    rhett Administrator

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    Inspired by Chunkblower's recent review of the 90s relic, NEEDFUL THINGS, this poll asks you what is your favorite film from Stephen King's fictional town of Castle Rock. Some quality titles to choose from here, make a choice or have Ace make it for you!
     
  2. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    Stand By Me would be my favorite. It's infinitely watchable and timeless. The Dead Zone would come in next.
     
  3. JGrendel

    JGrendel New Member

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    Yeah I took Stand by me as well, It had a great cast of actors just starting to make an impact in the business & I'm a big fan of Rob Reiner. Runner-up would be Cujo, mostly for Dee Wallace.
     
  4. Copyboy

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    Cujo for me. My only gripe is that the ending from the book wasn't retained in the film. I loved reading these books as a kid and coming across the references to events from other stories. Anyone know if we'll ever see a release of the extended cut of Needful Things? I've never seen it but hear it's much better than the theatrical cut.
     
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    JGrendel New Member

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    Hopefully it will find it's way on to blu-ray one day.
     
  6. Workshed

    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    Stand by Me - very easy choice for me, as I love the short story/novella and the film does it great justice.
     
  7. Anthropophagus

    Anthropophagus Well-Known Member

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    stand by me is fine, but its never been a favorite of mine. the dead zone all the way.
     
  9. fattyjoe37

    fattyjoe37 Well-Known Member

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    Stand By Me is an all time top 5 film for me, so it's an easy choice.
     
  10. Mutilated Prey

    Mutilated Prey Soul Stealer

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    Cujo it is. Stand by Me is good and all, but I'm leaning towards horror.
     
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    Paff Super Moderator

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    Earlier this summer, I had to attend one of those corporate retreat things. One exercise was an interview where specific questions were asked. One was if you could only eat one food the rest of your life, what would it be. Of course, I answered "Cherry Pez".
     
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    Stand by Me with Cujo second
     
  14. jcannon

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    The Dead Zone
     
  15. Erick H.

    Erick H. Well-Known Member

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    THE DEAD ZONE,but only by a whisker over STAND BY ME.I actually like all of those films.
     
  16. Chunkblower

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    The Dead Zone, though if were talking books I would go with The Dark Half.
     
  17. Kim Bruun

    Kim Bruun Resident Scream Queen

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    Easily Cujo for me - it's a well-oiled scare machine with compelling performances. It accomplishes what horror is basically about for me.

    The Dead Zone is very good as well - I love the ethical dilemma of the whole thing (i.e. "if you knew someone was gonna be the next Hitler").
     
  18. spawningblue

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    Stand By me followed by Dead Zone and Cujo.
     
  19. vampyr789

    vampyr789 9, 10. Never Sleep Again.

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    The Dead Zone, I've always loved it
     
  20. kingtut13874

    kingtut13874 New Member

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    I go with Stand By Me - IMO a perfect film from beginning to end - with a great soundtrack to go along with the film.
     

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